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Jul 12, 2011 7:00pm EDT
phone hacking scandal in britain where each day brings fresh revelations. tonight, scotland yard's lead investigator says there may be as many as 4,000 victims in the case against rupert murdoch's media empire and among them, former prime minister gordon brown who says his family's privacy was violated by a story that hit very close to home. stephanie goss has the report from london. >> reporter: the british public wants answers. rupert murdoch and top executive, rebecca brooks have all been asked to testify next week before a parliament committee. the powerful trio have yet to agree but "news international" the subsidiary that ran "the news of the world" is already defending itself against the latest allegations. in an interview on the bbc today, former prime minister, gordon brown, accused "news international" of employing known criminals to dig up personal information. >> i'm shocked. i'm genuinely shocked to find this happened because of the links with criminals. >> reporter: in 2006, a murdoch paper run at the time by rebecca brooks reported that brown's newborn son has cystic fibr
NBC
Jul 20, 2011 4:00pm EDT
britain's emergency session of parliament today. the focus shifted from rupert murdoch to britain's prime minister, david cameron. but the prime minister's case is about poor judgment and nothing to do with any crimes. david cameron defended himself for hiring a former editor of "news of the world" andy callson as his communications chief even though he may have known about the phone hacking. >> i have said very clearly that if it turns out andy coulson knew about the hacking at the "news of the world" he would not only have lied to me, but to the police, to a select committee, to the press complaints commission and perjuried himself in a court of law. >> reporter: cameron was advised against hiring him, did it anyway, and was forced to resign and arrested last week. he said in parliament that cameron was guilty of a gross error in judgment. >> it's not about hindsight, mr. speaker. it's not about whether mr. coulson lied to him. it's about the information and warnings that the prime minister ignored. >> reporter: cameron said if he had to do it over he wouldn't have hired coulson.
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Jul 30, 2011 6:30pm EDT
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Jul 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
scandal in great britain. the scandal has widened to include charges of tampering and police bribery. murdoch shut down his tabloid "news of the world" in response to the scandal. meanwhile the fbi is looking into allegations that newscorp employees tried to hack into the telephones of 9/11 victims in the united states. >>> seven minutes after the hour now. 68 degrees. casey anthony will be a free casey anthony will be a free woman this weekend. somewhere in america, there's a doctor who can peer into the future. there's a nurse who can access in an instant every patient's past. and because the whole hospital's working together, there's a family who can breathe easy, right now. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest healthcare questions. and the over 60,000 people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> good morning. 67 degrees. sun is up. what a beautiful picture. blue skies, streaky clouds above us. blue sky reflected into the waters of the potomac. what a nice way to start the weekend. >> if your plans don't include spending t
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Jul 14, 2011 4:00pm EDT
chandler and connie britain, also up for honors "modern family" led the pack among comedies, including best comedy. also in the chase for that award are the "big bang cheetheory" "" "the office" "30 rock" and "parks and recreation". steve car rel has yet to win an award. among his competitors, matt le blank in his comedy "episodes." marc barger, nbc news. >>> the buzz is building for something that rock and roll hasn't seen in a long time. the super group. >> yeah, the group, this band is called super heavy. mick jagger, dave stewart, josh stone, ar raman who won oscars. the first cast of characters that formed the band, rock, regular reggae, pop and soul. a tour is due out this september. >> can't wait to hear it. >>> coming up on news4, a scientific break through that's giving dentists and their patients a reason to smile. >>> and why this man is wearing a pasta strainer on his driver's license photo. the answer is coming up. >>> and for all of your news, be sure to follow news4 online. just search nbc was noirm now, this is more like it. >> yeah. >> just want it to hang on, right? a
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Jul 10, 2011 8:00am EDT
looming debt deadline? >>> stop the presses. after 168 years, the final edition of britain's news of the world hits newsstands today and bids farewell to its readers. this as the investigation into the paper's expanding phone hacking scandal continues. >>> hollywood royalty. william and kate take the polo ground by day and red carpet by night. all the details of their final star-studded night in america as we bid farewell to the future king and queen today sunday, we bid farewell to the future king and queen today sunday, june 10th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a sunday. i'm lester holt. >> i'm jenna wolfe. not bad for a first trip to america. you got some polo, some red carpet, some celebrities, probably some free food, we should all be so lucky. >> probably got one of those great travel discount sites. >> i'm sure that is what it was. >> i hope they got some down time, though. southern california is a great place to just hang. >> they only had a couple days. there were a couple other states they visited. hopef
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Jul 31, 2011 8:00am EDT
, i do. live in scotland with all the pomp, circumstance and ceremony as britain celebrates another royal newly wed couple. as britain celebrates another royal newly wed couple. today sunday, july 31, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a sunday. i'm lester holt. >> i'm jenna wolfe. we're just 48 hours from the point where the nation is unable to pay all of its bills and risk default but this morning some signs of progress. >> we have details of a possible detail coming out last night when harry reid said the two senates were trying to nail down loose ends and complete an agreement. >> we should stress, there is no deal quite yet. the situation is still quite fragile, but both sides are hoping to end this bittal debt limit showdown before the august 2nd deadline on tuesday. >> the senate delayed its critical vote until 1:00 p.m. today amid growing indications that this compromise could be in the works that would avert a federal default tuesday. we have the story covered from capitol hill to the white house. we begin t
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Jul 26, 2011 4:30am EDT
clinics. the allegations come as britain's news corp. operations are caught up in a phone hacking scandal. >>> four days after the twin attacks in norway, and authorities are still searching for victims. norway's justice minister says employees from the justice department are still missing after the bombing of government headquarters in oslo. anders behring breivik confesseded to last week's explosion and a shooting that followed at a nearby youth camp. meanwhile, there are still people missing at both scenes. in all 96 people were killed in the twin attacks. >>> take a look at this video. an american airlines jet dumps fuel before making an emergency landing in texas. the airplane was on its way from dallas/ft. worth to brazil when it had to return to the airport sunday night. this morning investigators are trying to figure out what caused the engine warning light to come on in the cockpit. the plane blew several tires when it landed because the jet was too heavy. none of the 246 passenger was hurt. >>> today the montgomery county council will hold a public hearing to consider a
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Jul 17, 2011 6:00pm EDT
that ongoing phone hacking scandal in britain. former "news of the world" editor, rebekah brooks was arrested at a police station in london. she was editor of the "news of the world" when the scam allegedly took place. just hours before brooks' arrest metropolitan police commissioner resigned. stevenson came under fire for hiring a former executive editor from the "news of the world" as a p.r. consultant for the police department. a parliamentary committee hearing on the phone hacking scandal is set for tuesday. >>> a colorado woman has been charged with felony sexual abuse. she's accused of groping a tsa agent. the 61-year-old woman allegedly grabbed an agent's breast earlier this week at a security checkpoint at phoenix airport. the tsa says she refused to go through screening and started arguing with agents, eventually groping one of them. she admits to grabbing the agent. >>> still to come tonight on news 4 at 6:00, 300 horses, 8,500 re-enactors and a lot more spectators. northern virginia prepares for a crush of visitors and going to be really good for business. >>> the heat
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Jul 19, 2011 4:00am EDT
, but there will be overflow rooms with tvs. this is must see tv today for all of britain and elsewhere. as one politician here put it, the three musketeers of the murdoch media empire and that phone hacking scandal will appear later today. now, they'll be grilled by ten members of a select committee on media. these hearings will only last for an hour. for rupert and his son james mur dochl doch and another hour for rebecca brooks, who was the chief executive of murdoch's british holdings until she resigned last week. now, members of parliament will try to get the murdochs and brooks to commit themselves to say things on record that could be used against them later. especially if what they say turns out to be misleading. they will be speaking on oath, but on honor. the murdochs and rebecca brooks, on the other hand, will likely try to be as contrite as possible. it's been their strategy of late. apologize, apologize, apologize. no doubt, there will be questions specifically to james murdoch, who had admitted to giving phone hacking victims huge payouts. over $1 million each ba
NBC
Jul 17, 2011 10:30am EDT
reports that former "news of the world "newspaper editor in britain, rebekah brooks, was arrested this morning in connection with the phone hacking and police bribery scandal in great britain. there are some calls for the justice department here in the united states to step up its investigation of parent company news corporation. meanwhile, in washington, the president this weekend tried to keep pressure on congress to reach an agreement on a deficit-cutting deal as the august 2nd deadline to raise the debt ceiling nears. >> i've put things on the table that are important to me and to democrats, and i expect republican leaders to do the same. >> as deliberations continue, there were no face-to-face talks this weekend, and house republicans are expected to vote tuesday on a series of measures to cut spending and balance the budget, although they don't appear to have the votes necessary for those measures to become law. joining me now, the president's top budget adviser, jack lew. welcome to "meet the press." >> good to be here, david. >> good to have you here. so, what is the latest? ha
NBC
Jul 17, 2011 9:00am EDT
keep you posted on the situation. >>> we're following breaking news out of britain where police made the 10th arrest in a hacking scandal there. rebekah brooks, chief executive who stepped down was taken into custody this morning. it comes the same day as second round of full page ads for rupert murdoch which said news corp. would assist. coming under fire for their close relationships with murdoch. >>> the white house taking heat over a meeting with the dalai lama. they met for 45 minutes yesterday. it reaffirms the president's belief that china should meet with the dalai lama to amend their differences. they asked the u.s. to rescind hours before the meeting with the dalai lama. >>> more meetings expected between the president and congressional republicans in an effort to end the debt limit crisis. there are 16 days until the ceiling is reached. in his weekly internet and radio addresses said higher taxes on the wealthy will raise revenue. republicans were quick to shoot it down saying it's not a tax problem. it's a spending problem. >> the truth is you can't solve our deficit with
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Jul 12, 2011 4:30am EDT
that has shut down one of britain's oldest tabloids has now spread to two more of rupert murdo murdoch's newspaper. according to "the guardian" newspaper and bbc, murdoch's sun hacked prime minister gordon brown and the medical records of one of brown's sons who has cystic fibrosis. two london newspapers are also reporting that the "news of the world" paid royal family bodyguards for personal details about the queen and other royal family members. "the guardian" reports that royals have been warned their cell phones may also have been targeted. >>> today wikileaks editor in chief julian assange will battle extradition from england where he's accused on sex charges. the 39-year-old australian is accused of sexually assaulting two men. assange denies the allegations. many of his supporters say it's a conspiracy to keep assange and wikileaks from exposing any more government secrets. >>> former california governor arnold schwarzenegger will return to the big screen now. the "l.a. times" reports that schwarzenegger will appear in the western entitled "the last stand." this would be
NBC
Jul 14, 2011 4:30am EDT
, involving rupert murdoch's news corporation in britain. the move comes after journalists from the new defunct tabloid paper "news of the world" reportedly contacted a new york city policeman to try to get private phone records of british citizens who died in the world trade center during the 9/11 attacks. former british prime minister gordon brown says other newspapers owned by murdoch took part in the phone hacking scandal. >>> the girlfriend of one of the country's most notorious mobsters says she knew nothing about his violent past. catherine greig is behind bars accused of harboring a fugitive. her lawyer made the argument during a bail hearing. fbi agents arrested her along with james "whitey" bulger near los angeles. prosecutors say bulger used to head boston's notorious winter hill gang and committed the murders to eliminate rivals or potential witnesses. greig left with him in 1995. >>> a missing persons search group wants its money back for its time and trouble searching for caylee anthony. texas equusearch is suing casey anthony. the group's founder says that anthony misled
NBC
Jul 11, 2011 4:30am EDT
, dallas, and san francisco. >>> the royal newlyweds should be wedding home to great britain this morning after wrapping up their north american trip. their final stop included two days in california, where the couple got to see two different sides of los angeles. nbc's jinah kim has more on the trip. >> reporter: the duke and duchess of cambridge ended their final day in los angeles by showing their compassionate sides. they visited inner city arts in los angeles, a nonprofit group teaching art to children who live in and around skid row. >> it is my honor to introduce his royal highness, the duke of cambrid cambridge. >> reporter: their next and final stop, a job fair for veterans at sony picture studios called hiring our heroes. >> they are the front line of a remarkable relationship between the united kingdom, the united states, and canada, which has safeguarded our freedoms for a century. >> reporter: in all, the royal newlyweds spent a little less than 48 hours in southern california but managed to pack in six major events, including a venture capital summit, a polo match, a
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Jul 24, 2011 6:30pm EDT
britain. >>> when we come back here tonight, after days of brutal heat, could the weather finally be taking a turn? imagine facing the dayer ] with less chronic low back pain. imagine living your life with less chronic osteoarthritis pain. imagine you, with less pain. cymbalta can help. cymbalta is a non-narcotic treatment that's fda-approved to manage chronic musculoskeletal pain. one pill a day, every day, can help reduce this pain. tell your doctor right away if your mood worsens, you have unusual changes in mood or behavior or thoughts of suicide. antidepressants can increase these in children, teens, and young adults. cymbalta is not approved for children under 18. people taking maois or thioridazine or with uncontrolled glaucoma should not take cymbalta. taking it with nsaid pain relievers, aspirin, or blood thinners may increase bleeding risk. severe liver problems, some fatal, were reported. signs include abdominal pain and yellowing of the skin or eyes. talk with your doctor about your medicines, including those for migraine, or if you have high fever, confusion and stiff mu
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Jul 13, 2011 4:30am EDT
of the phone hacking scandal in britain. the house of xhons wicommons wi murdoch's bid to take over broadcaster b sky b. murdoch shut down his tabloid, the "news of the world" under allegations it hacked cell phones seeking information for stories that would appear in the paper. >>> florida investigators are looking into a witness tampering allegation in the casey anthony trial. the orange county sheriff's office would not elaborate on that investigation. meanwhile, prosecutors decided against charging casey anthony's mother with perjury. cindy anthony initially told police she did not search for chloroform on the family computer, but at the trial she said she did. the jury found casey anthony not guilty of murdering her 2-year-old daughter caylee. she is to be released from jail on sunday. >>> the husband of a local city council member is accuseded of molesting children at his own daughter's slumber party. a judge has now referred the case to a grand jury. michael gardner is married to council member kathy gardner. girls testified that he touched three girls at his home. gardner is
NBC
Jul 18, 2011 6:00am EDT
hacking scandal in great britain. the head of the london police department, sir paul stevenson, resigned. he quit under intense pressure after it was revealed that scotland yard hired a former editor as a media consultant. that editor has also been arrested in connection with the scandal. >> i and the people who know me know that my integrity is completely intact. i may wish we'd have done some things differently, but i'll not lose any sleep over my personal integri integrity. >> british lawmakers are preparing to grill rupert and james murdoch. a parliamentary committee will question the duo about the scandal tomorrow. >>> today money will be flowing at the white house in the form of the nation's most prominent billionaires. president obama is hosting warren buffett and bill and melinda gates along with other members of the giving pledge. the giving pledge was founded by buffett and the gates family last year. it encourages america's wealthiest citizens to giving more than half their wealth to philanthropic and charitable causes. 69 individuals and their families have signed on to the p
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Jul 13, 2011 6:00pm EDT
messages of hate and damaged dozens of cars >>> public outrage is growing in britain over the hacking scandal that involves newspapers owned by rupert murdoch's company. there was a protest outside murdoch's home in london today. a demonstrator dressed as murdoch held up a sign, saying "i own this country." today the controversy forced murdoch to drop his bid to buy britain's sky tv network. and he has been ordered to testify before a public inquiry into the hacking. british prime minister david cameron is suffering politically from the scandal. his former press secretary andy colson was arrested last week. colson is a former editor at "news of the world," the tabloid accuse's of hacking into a young murder victim's phone, among others. >>> gina davis, the academy award winning actress was on capitol hill today with a message for young women. she joined ten local girl scouts and several lawmakers to lobby for what's called the healthy media for youth act. that measure aims to improve the image of girls and women in tv and movies and magazines, and to promote self esteem. propo
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Jul 6, 2011 7:00pm EDT
. >>> overseas tonight, outrage over some explosive allegations that great britain's leading sunday tabloid hacked into voicemails of british citizens, even families of murder victims, all just to scoop the competition. it's gotten so serious that parliament called an emergency session today to address this scandal. nbc's michele kosinsk ireports from london. >> reporter: people are furious. advertisers are pulling out and the prime minister under pressure is calling for an investigation. >> i feel so appalled by what's happened. murder victims, terrorist victims who have had their phones hacked is quite disgraceful. >> reporter: the news of the world has admitted to and apologized for hacking into certain celebrities voicemails in the past. now owner rupert murdoch calls the new allegations deplorable, unacceptable, and says news corporation will once again cooperation with police. thousands of citizens may have been victimized, and the paper is accused of paying for police for information. but triggering the most outraged, allegations it hacked into the voice mail of 13-year-old m
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Jul 17, 2011 11:00pm EDT
hospitals. there's no word tonight on their conditions. >>> the growing fallout from britain's phone hacking scandal gained new momentum today, claiming two major figures, including scotland yard's top cop. the head of the london police department, sir paul stevenson, resigned today. he quit under intense pressure after it was revealed that scotland yard hired a former "news of the world" editor as a media consultant. that editor has been arrested in connection with the scandal. >> i have had suggestions that we must have suspected the alleged involvement of mr. wallace in phone hacking. let me say unequivocally that i did not and have no reason to do so. >> also today, former "news of the world" editorial rebekah brooks was arrested. she denies knowing anything about the scandal. a parliamentary committee hearing on the phone-hacking scandal is set for this tuesday. >>> casey anthony may be a free woman tonight, but many questions linger about what's next for the florida mother found not guilty of killing her 2-year-old daughter. anthony said nothing and showed little emotion as she
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Jul 17, 2011 6:30pm EDT
great britain's newspaper phone hacking scandal gained new momentum today, claiming two major figures. including scotland yard's top cop. tonight the woman who until recently ran rupert murdoch's newspaper holdings in the uk is under arrest. and the head of the london police department has abruptly resigned amid questions over his department's pursuit of the case. all this being followed very closely in this country, which is home to some of the crown jewels of murdoch's now damaged media empire. nbc's stephanie gosk is in london tonight with late developments for us in the case. stephanie, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, lester. well, the casualties in this story continue to pile up. rebekah brooks, one of rupert murdoch's most trusted executives is under arrest tonight. her spokesman says that she turned herself in and she's cooperating. then late tonight a surprise announcement from scotland yard that sir paul stephenson, the chief of police for the organization now investigating this scandal, he has stepped down. london's police chief resigned under intense pressu
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Jul 18, 2011 7:00pm EDT
. than many first thought. it's still galluping its way through great britain, where it is the story. we get to hear from rupert murdoch. tonight there's been another development in this. we begin with stephanie gosk in london. stephanie, good evening. >> good evening, brian. every day since this scandal broke, there seems to be a new bombshell. revelations, resignations, arrests. the last 24 hours is no exception. it's left people in this country wondering and worried what will happen next. london metropolitan police, the fabled scotland yard, is reeling after two sudden resignations of its most senior leadership. sir paul stephenson, the police chief, and his deputy, john yates, career policemen who are the latest casualties in the phone hacking scandal. scotland yard has been accused of mishandling the investigation into "news of the world," maintaining at times close relationships with the very people they were supposed to be investigating. police officers accepting bribes from reporters has allegedly been commonplace. stephenson and yates deny both any wrong doing on their part. >>
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Jul 3, 2011 6:30pm EDT
independence from which country? 76% correctly said great britain. but 19% were unsure and 5% named some other country. >>> great britain, you know, it's where they play wimbledon. and today it is where novak djokovic fulfilled his boyhood dream and won the men's final. the 24-year-old from serbia beat rafael nadal in four sets. afterward, djokovic called his first wimbledon championship, the most special day of his life. >>> and coming up next, making a difference, an extraordinary bond formed by women sharing a profound loss. hey, the new guy is loaded with protein! really? 25 grams of protein. what do we have? all four of us, together? 24. he's low fat, too, and has 5 grams of sugars. i'll believe it when i--- [ both ] oooooh... what's shakin'? [ female announcer ] as you get older, protein is an important part of staying active and strong. new ensure high protein... fifty percent of your daily value of protein. low fat and five grams of sugars. see? he's a good egg. [ major nutrition ] new ensure high protein. ensure! nutrition in charge! you can take the heat. 'til it turns into hea
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Jul 21, 2011 11:00pm EDT
risk for getting cancer. researchers in great britain found that for every four-inch increase in height, women had a 16% increase in cancer risk. the study found a link with ten of the most common cancers including breast, colon, ovarian and skin cancer. scientists aren't sure what might be raising the cancer risk in tall women. they say it could be growth hormone and point out that height does that advantages, including a lower rate of heart disease. >>> well, arnold schwarzenegger doesn't want to pay maria shriver spousal support. he filed his opposition to her filings to end their 25-year marriage. they're seeking joint custody of two of their children, their sons. schwarzenegger admitted he fathered a child with a member of their household staff. shriver filed for divorce july 1st. >>> oh, it was a traffic-stopping protest in las vegas today. about 50 showgirls marched in heels and costumes down las vegas boulevard. it was to promote the so-called "no fee" policy at hotels owned by caesar's entertainment. they claim other hotel resorts charge fees. >>> you can take a step bac
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Jul 9, 2011 6:00am EDT
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Jul 8, 2011 6:00pm EDT
in britain. a man who once was hired by the british prime minister was arrested. >>> a man killed in a deadly accident on the beltway was distracted by something that's not really too uncommon. >>> a popular hair straightener could potentially be dangerous. now congress is looking into a new trend at salons. >>> hakem, what's ahead in sports? >> coming up in sports, the nationals are taking some of the blame for last night's letdown. the capitals part ways with another rugged forward, and mike shanahan proud of his players during the lockout. we'll tell you why as news4 at >>> we've got some thunder bumpers all over the area. frederick maryland, looking at pictures of market street up there. lots and lots of water. flooding the streets in frederick, maryland. they really had the blues from this particular storm. doug is going to come along in a few minutes to tell us more about what happened earlier, and where all those storms are long about now. dorene? >>> all the flags at ranger ballpark in arlington, texas are flying at half staff tonight, and before tonight's game, both the rang
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Jul 7, 2011 7:00pm EDT
britain, a turn of events that came as a huge shock in a story we told you about just last night. a scandal involving a newspaper, the nation's leading sunday tabloid newspaper, and allegations that they hacked into people's phones, all kinds of people. the outrage has been huge, all the way to parliament and the prime minister's office and today the media empire run by rupert murdock announced it is shutting down the newspaper for good. but that's not going to make this go away. nbc's mike tiabbi with us tonight from london with more. mike, good evening. >> good evening, brian. even among media watcher who is have been transfixed by this story, there's one comment i heard many times today is we didn't see this coming, the closing of rupert murdock's empire, gone as of sunday. >> reporter: the latest allegation that may have been the breaking point that grieving relatives of british solders killed in action have had their cell phones hacked and their voicemail accessed. >> i'm appalled and i find it quite disgusting. >> reporter: the prime minister recounted on both sides of the ais
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Jul 20, 2011 7:00pm EDT
, the verdict in britain is that murdoch couldn't have asked for better publicity from the pie attack during yesterday's parliamentary committee meeting. it deflected some attention from phone hacking, bribery, and corruption on to wendy murdoch, the press verdict, what a wife. >> she was terrific revelation. my goodness, she brought those proceedings to life. >> murdoch is not off by a long shot. he and his son james could be asked to return to answer more questions. >> there are sure to be more hearings and there are sure to be more evidence. things will come out. other shoes will drop. >> reporter: cameron today said inquiry into the scandal would be wise to include broadcasters and social media. he also said he wanted to turn his attention to more pressing matters of government, like the economy. but this is one scandal that won't go away. brian? >> martin fletcher in our london bureau tonight. thanks. >>> when we come back here in new york, how one family could help find treatments, maybe even a cure for alzheimer's. >>> and later, used and abandoned by drug dealers, now the effo
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Jul 14, 2011 7:00pm EDT
britain, she was nominated as well. congrats to all the nominees, the entire list is on our website. we find out the winner september 18. >>> now it's just one day away, what southern californians are calling carmageddon, the closing of the 405 for 53 hours. last night here, we told you about the special jetblue fares, $4 one way, those are sold out. and the lapd is asking celebrities to help get the word out. tom hank sent this out, this weekend, l.a., avoid carmageddon, gas-zilla, 405 grid look-apalooza, eat and shop local. >>> when we continue here tonight, an american icon who has now gone home. we'll hear from betty ford in her own words over the years. a. is it a robot? no. is it a jet plane? nope. is it a dinosaur? [ laughs ] [ male announcer ] inside every box of heart healthy cheerios are those great tasting little o's made from carefully selected oats that can help lower cholesterol. stickers? uh-uh. a superhero? ♪ kinda. [ male announcer ] and we think that's the best prize of all. ♪ i don't always have time to eat like i should. that's why i like glucerna shakes. the
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Jul 21, 2011 4:00pm EDT
: the slap heard across the world. as for britain's parliament, the result to get to the bottom of the phone hacking scandal, they recessed until september 5. but it isn't over for rupert murdoch, by a long shot. >> the long-term effects on news corp. are difficult to see, mistakes were clearly made. it's cost them a lot of money. >> reporter: and it may cost a lot more. calpers, the biggest pension fund in the u.s. called for news corp. but their support, from a biggest outside investor. of he said the company remains, quote, a valuable and long-term investment. as for the glimpse into the murdoch marriage provided by wendi's dramatic leap, a recent and rare interview of the couple on chinese tv revealed more how they met. >> she interpreted for me as we went around china, and who wouldn't fall in love with a beautiful woman like that? >> reporter: murdoch's marriage grabbed the headlines, but nobody is under any illusion the substance hasn't changed. murdoch's empire is threatened by the british investigation. now back to you. >> that was martin fletcher reporting. and that's news4 a
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Jul 12, 2011 6:00pm EDT
in great britain. two more of publisher rupert murdoch's newspapers have been drawn into the scandal and there's another high profile victim. former prime minister gordon brown was hacked, his phone, while he was in office. back in 2006, a woman nailed rebecca brooks was the editor of the sun newspaper. she contacted the prime minister and his wife sarah. brooks said she knew that their newborn son had just been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis and she was going to publish the story. he called her on that moment with the bbc today. >> your son is now going to be broadcast across the media. sarah and i were incredibly upset about it, we're thinking about his long term future, our family. >> in the meantime, a third murdoch newspaper the sunday times is accused of illegally obtaining gordon brown's financial details. and the editor of the sun rebecca brooks eventually went on to run the newspaper that has been at the center of the scandal as it began. and that is the news of the world. >>> this afternoon, president obama awarded the medal of honor to one of the army's elite range
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Jul 10, 2011 9:00am EDT
area. we'll explain why. >> and the end of an era. the final headline from one of britain's most fam -dad, why are you getting that? -that's my cereal. is there a prize in there? oh, there's a prize, all right. is it a robot? no. is it a jet plane? nope. is it a dinosaur?] [ male announcer ] inside every box of heart healthy cheerios are those great tasting little o's made from carefully selected oats that c help lower cholesterol. stickers? uh-uh. a superhero? ♪ kinda. [ male announcer ] and we think that's the best prize of all. ♪ >>> despite eye a poor jobs report, the highest unemployment rate in six months, some expect the jobless rate to follow through next year. a poll of economists at the top 20 financial institutions show that most expect the unemployment rate to drop below 9% by the end of the year. some economists say it could drop 8.1% by the end of 2012. friday's job report show 18,000 jobs were added in june, raising unemployment to 9.2%. >>> this morning a i new report shows d.c. is on track to be the number one housing market. the real estate firm clear capita
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Jul 28, 2011 7:00am EDT
. looks good. it's been ban in great britain along with christie turling ton because the images were overly air brushed. fair or unfair. talk about that coming up. >>> let's begin on thursday morning with the time ticking away to reach a deal for the debt ceiling. kelli o'donnell is our capitol hill correspondent. good morning to you. >> good morning to you. this is a test of john boehner's leadership. he delivered a blunt message to his own members to get in line. he believes that was more credibility, that was their word, with some of the most conservative members when they retooled their proposal to raise the debt limit and cut spending by going deeper with the cut. and now, after so much talk, that vote comes today. >> reporter: the politics of grid lock hurtles. >> i've had kidney stones that are easier to pass than this. >> reporter: and the prognosis from democrats is dire. >> the speaker's plan is on life support and it's time for him to pull the plug. >> reporter: john boehner claims his debt limit plan has been revised after a last-minute fix. they reworked the package and
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Jul 13, 2011 6:00am EDT
great britain. rupert murdoch's news corp will be called on to withdraw its bid for british broadcaster b sky b. >> i think there's something like 3,870 names and first and second names in the database. >> we were unable to spread the inquiry further with news international because of their refusal to cooperate more broadly. >> murdoch is scheduled to testify to parliament next tuesday. he shut down his tabloid, the "news of the world" last week amid allegations it hacked people's cell phones, seeking information for stories that would then appear in the paper. >>> today congress will discuss new rules for phone companies that would block extra fees from being tacked on to your monthly bill. it's called phone cramming. it's been targeting land line users for years. now, though, it's affecting cell phone users as well. the practice adds fees for services phone users never agreed to nor authorized or it cost americans millions every year. the fcc wants to require phone companies to tell customers how to block the charges and require them to separate additional charges on monthly bills. >>
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Jul 5, 2011 5:00pm EDT
assault and she's in trouble. >>> britain's royal newlyweds seem to be charming can dark one province at a time. today they're up in the northwest territories. the duke and duchess of cambridge have been greeted by cheering crowds wherever they go. today prince william tried his hand at one of canada's national obsessions, street hockey. later today, the couple is expected to witness a demonstration of moose hide tanning. >> i bet he can't wait for the moose hide tanning. you don't want to be in canada and miss that. >> no. >>> summer travel, summer travel deals, maybe even up to canada that won't break the bank. how to score free nights and room upgrades at some of the nicest five star hotels around. >>> lindsay sits down for lunch with the washington castles. navigating today's real estate market is complicated. you've seen the signs. that's why having the right real estate agent is more important than ever. at remax.com, you can find experts in short sales or bank-owned properties or commercial real estate, agents who can help speed up the process, no matter how intricate. and that
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Jul 11, 2011 4:00pm EDT
allegations against britain's biggest tabloid. >>> i'm wendy rieger, coming up, it won't fill your stomach, but it could fill your wallet. details about a traveling truck that will start making pit stops tomorrow. >>> flash sales. they're all the rage online, but you could end up paying more than you bargained for. liz crenshaw is going to explain liz crenshaw is going to explain how to maximize your purch worker #1: over 8,000 people have jobs in ohio thanks to whirlpool. worker #2: and one reason whirlpool is in ohio is freight rail. worker #3: we ship tens of millions of appliances every year. worker #1 or 2: washers, dryers, ovens. worker #4: and freight rail helps get them from warehouse to your house. vo: freight rail businesses across this country rely on it. safe. reliable. efficient. affordable. it's the engine that hauls our economy. driver: coming soon to an appliance store near you... with the help of freight rail! ♪ [ bleats ] ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] bring the fresh flavors of the world right to your table. ♪ discover sabra dips. adventure awaits. >>> spain's sa
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Jul 18, 2011 5:00pm EDT
at the heart of britain's police investigation. good evening, i'm jim handly. >> i'm dorene gentzler. jim vance is off tonight. there have been rapid-fire resignations of two officers at scotland yard. plus, the original "news of the world" whistle blower has been found dead. and this comes as media mogul rupert murdoch is expected to answer questions about the telephone hacking scandal from british lawmakers tomorrow. kurt gregory has the latest details on this developing story.
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Jul 27, 2011 4:00pm EDT
an ad in britain. the standards authority ruled the stars' photos are overly manipulated, and misleading. in other words, they breach advertising standards codes. a british member of parliament says such extreme retouching misleads consumers about the impact of the product. keeping it real. >> yeah. >>> there's more to come on news4 at 4:00. ♪ ♪ you'll get it right you'll get it right ♪ ♪ don't stop don't give up ♪ >> dozens of people are watching this kid's rant online. >> love to listen to that. >>> plus, an attempt to get into the guin >>> well, journey sang we all know "don't stop believing". >> a little girl is now an internet star today. ♪ don't stop don't give up ♪ ♪ don't stop don't give up ♪ ♪ ♪ keep trying keep trying ♪ ♪ don't give up don't give up ♪ >> she's adorable. but do we want that song -- >> i was going to say, she needs to give up. she needs -- she needs to give up. she's cute -- >> thousands of people have watched this girl's video in just the past 24 hours. >> at that age, she could do that for hours, believe me. >> yeah, that
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Jul 25, 2011 4:00pm EDT
pork with bold barbecue sauce. >>> police in great britain say an autopsy did not establish a cause of death for singer amy winehouse. >> the 27-year-old music star died saturday at her home in london. all across the music entertainment industry, there are tributes pouring out for winehouse. george michael called her the most soulful voice the u.k. has ever seen. and adele said she paved the way for singers like her and got people excited about british music again. winehouse had two albums garnering critical and commercial success with her 2006 "back to black." she had been planning a european comeback tour but cancelled after an unsuccessful start in certain i can't last month. today her parents visited with mourners outside her home to see the tributes left by fans. >> we're devastated. but thanks for coming. thanks very much. i hope to see you again soon. >> winehouse is also remembered for her often public struggle with substance abuse. british actor russell brand wrote a lengthy tribute, asking people to change the way they perceive addiction. there will be an official investig
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Jul 9, 2011 7:00am EDT
developments for the widening phone hacking scandal out of britain. the newspaper that tapped into the voice mail of the widows of former soldiers and other victims. it's going to close tomorrow. a key aide to the british prime minister is arrested in relation to the investigation. >>> we have the story of one lucky kitten. it was thrown out of a car in the verazano bridge here in new york. a driver who saw the whole thing was able to rescue the little guy. that hero driver is in the studio. so is that little kitten that he saved. wow is he cute? >> you love the outcome. but the horrible thought of someone tossing a cat out the window. we want to begin with the death of betty ford, the former first lady helped sparked some important conversations in this country. died in california on friday, she was 93. in a statement president obama called for a powerful advocate for womens rights. because of ford's leadership, many lives were saved. brian williams looks back on her life. >>> we got to know her all over again during the week of mourning for president gerald ford, her strength and dignity s
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Jul 9, 2011 9:00am EDT
brought down one of britain's most famous tabloids. the latest stunning allegations >>> police in wyoming arrested a man for allegedly killing his three sons and brother. authorities say 36-year-old everett connen also shot his wife but she escaped. police have not released a motive. >>> the scandal at the british tabloid news offed r t ethe wor continues to grow. police arrested two for their roles. new allegations reveal that journalists not only hacked in tots voice mails of celebrity, royals and families of soldiers killed in action, but that they also paid police for information. there were similar hacking allegations against the tabloid a few years ago and a subsequent police investigation. now, though, that investigation has been criticized as incomplete and even compromised because of the bribery allegations. >>> will and kate are california dreaming. they arrived in los angeles yesterday after a trip across canada. the royal couple will spend most of the weekend promoting britain's business sector. but as jina kim tells us, that is not stopping people from all over the wo
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Jul 28, 2011 11:00am EDT
the "before" pictures, which is actually a requirement for makeup advertisers in britain. so they can prove that the thing actually works. >>> the number of people who are seeking unemployment benefits dropped last week to the lowest level since early april. cnbc's seema mody joins with more on that and the rest of the day's business headlines. good morning. >> very good morning to you. stocks wavering as investors weighed an unexpected improvement in jobless claim numbers against the lingering threat of a u.s. credit downgrade. while the jobs market remains sluggish, the latest data on weekly initial jobless claims offered a glimmer of hope for investors. initial claims ticked down by 24,000 to 398,000 in the week ending july 23rd from a revised 422 k in the previous week. a bill to cut the u.s. deficit faces a nail-biting closed vote in congress on thursday as a top republican lawmaker fought to quell an internal debate. economic sentiment in the euro zone worsened more than expected this month with optimism fading in all sectors, data showed on thursday morning, signaling slowe
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Jul 21, 2011 6:00am EDT
a parliamentary hearing on the phone hacking scandal in britain. he controls the media empire that includes fox news, as well as the now defunct newspaper accused of illegal hacking, "news of the world." his company now faces an fbi investigation. at least two shareholder lawsuits here in the united states, and the possible standard & poor's credit downgrade. >>> d.c. mayor vincent gray is heading to hollywood. he'll meet with studio and production company executives. his goal is to try to lure more big budget productions to the district. the mayor will be spending three days in l.a. he is attending the summer leadership meeting of the u.s. conference of mayors. >>> 6:50 is your time right now. a new government agency starts today. nicole lapin, anchor of cbs's "worldwide exchange" joins us live with more on that. hey, nicole. >> good morning to you, aaron. a new government agency opening its doors for business today. the consumer financial protection bureau, which was created, of course, by the dodd-frank financial reform bill which was signed into law, by the way, exactly one yea
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Jul 4, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. >> the night will be capped off with fireworks. they start at 9:30. >>> britain's prince william put his experience as a military helicopter pilot to the test today in canada. on prince edward island, the prince strapped into a seeking helicopter to practice emergency water landing procedures. william pilots rescue helicopters requested to see the technique today. it was invented in canada, we're told. then the newly weds, he and his wife kate, joined the crew of a dragon boat and raced each other. this is the fifth day of the royal couple's nine-day visit to canada. on friday, they go to california. >>> after the break, authorities uncovered $10,000 worth of illegal fireworks in d.c. >>> more trouble for the former imf chief dominique strauss-kahn. one legal fight appears to be winding down, but another is just starting up. >>> a motorcycle ride for change ends in tragedy. >>> and we'll tell you about the >>> and we[ man ] i gotabout the this new citi thankyou card and started earning loads of points. you got a weather balloon with points? yes i did. [ man ] points i could use for just
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Jul 18, 2011 2:05am EDT
breaking news and the arrest of rebekah brooks and "world of the news" in great britain, and rupert murdoch and the media empire is something that's reached here in the united states. would you like to see congressional hearings as to whether there's any tie here to the united states in this phone hacking scandal, senator durbin? >> yes, i would. i can tell you that there are questions about whether the foreign corrupt practices act has been violated by rupert murdoch and his news empire, and what's going on in england is startling. to think of the extent that they went to to break the law to try to report a story. we need to follow through with the fbi investigation and also with congressional investigations. >> senator demint, what do you think? >> david, we need to let law enforcement work here. congress has got a big issue in front of us. we need to handle our own business for a change. and the focus this week is on the only plan we've got, and that's cut, cap and balance. >> all right, we're going to leave it there. thanks to both of you. >>> coming up, the debt deliberations a
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Jul 24, 2011 7:00pm EDT
finals of "britain's got talent" and our hotel was crawling with reporters. not exactly how scammers like to be greeted. >> it will be terrible for me to disappoint shireen but we have to meet face to face or the deal is not going to happen. we may never know if it was the mead media with frenzy or something that scared them off but in the end barrister davis backs out leaving shireen angry and disappointed. >> i think he's the devil. >> we're a long way from throwing in the towel and the trail is about to lead to a place we never expected. coming up, shireen's first brush with her $15 million inheritance. why was this money funny? >> two huge men show up. >> with a crate of money. >> exactly. >> but it is all dyed black. >> it is all dooid black. >> when "dateline" continues. >> when "dateline" continues. y black. >> when "dateline" continues. ed black. >> when "dateline" continues. [ female announcer ] a fiber that is taste-free is a welcome change. a fiber that dissolves completely is clearly different. benefiber. it's the easy way to get more fiber everyday. that's the beauty of
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Jul 4, 2011 6:00am EDT
states declared its independence in 1776. 24% did not know that america broke away from great britain. and the future of america could be a little in jeopardy because the age group that got the lowest score on both questions, well, they were adults under the age of 30. >> pretty sad. this is like one of those jay walking segments on the jay leno show. people said france, china, japan, mexico, and spain. >> we declared our independence from all of them? from any one of those or all of them. >> orgy but djibouti or somethie that. whatever. >> please don't shake your booty. let's go to tom kierein with a check of the weather. >> just don't shake your booty. all right. if you're looking to avoid huge crowds today, you can head to a local july 4th celebration. one of the most unique will be at mt. vernon, where they will be shoot off special smoke fireworks at 12:45 this afternoon. just for the daylight. in maryland events at frederick's baker park, including live music and bathtub races. fireworks start at 9:30. in vienna, virginia, there will be games, arts and crafts, and a chili cookof
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Jul 14, 2011 5:00am EDT
that leads to an arrest. >>> new this morning scotland yard made another arrest in britain's phone hacking scandal. at the same time some members of congress are now calling for an investigation here in the u.s. the move comes after journalists from the now defunct tabloid paper "news of the world" reportedly contacted a new york city policeman to try to get private phone records of british citizens who died in the world trade center. former british prime minister gordon brown says other newspapers owned by rupert murdoch and news corp took part in the hacking scandal. >>> the girlfriend of one of the country's most notorious mobsters now says that she knew nothing about his violent past. catherine greig is behind bars accused of harboring a fugitive. fbi agents arrested her along with james "whitey" bulger near los angeles. prosecutors say that bulger used to head boston's notorious winter hill gang and committed more than a dozen murders to eliminate rivals or potential witnesses. greig left with him and disappeared in 1995. >>> a missing persons search group wants their money ba
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Jul 22, 2011 11:00am EDT
phone-hacking investigation expands from britain to the u.s. why a british actor says he was caught up in the scandal while here in the u.s. >>> then lindsay lohan in trouble again. why the actress says she stopped seeking treatment. >>> subpoenas are being prepared as part of an investigation into claims that news corp. tried to hack into phones of september 11th victims. "the wall street journal," which is owned by news corp., reports the justice department is getting ready to deliver the subpoenas, but there's no word on who will receive them. the fbi opened an investigation into the allegations last week and the senate is considering asking rupert murdoch to come to capitol hill to testify about those claims. >>> the fbi also looking into allegations from actor jude law that the news organization hacked into his cell phone while he was in the u.s. he says that a story published back in 2003 was based on information that could only have been obtained from his voice mail. law is also suing another murdoch paper, "the sun," saying the tabloid hacked into his phone again in 2005 and
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